Important Hindu Symbols and Meanings

Basic Hindu symbolism is enunciated in the Dharmashastras, but much of it developed with the evolution of his unique 'way of life'. On the surface, many Hindu symbols may seem to be absurd or even dumb, but discovering the deeper meaning of such symbolism is a sheer joy!…

Hindu Symbols

There are two general categories or branches of Hindu symbols. Hand gestures and the positioning of the body are called “mudras” while icons and drawings are called “murti.” Some Hindu symbols, like the lotus and the conch, are similar to the symbols used in Buddhism.…

35 Hinduism Symbols and Meanings Every Hindu Should Know

35 Hinduism Symbols and Meanings Every Hindu Should Know. by Admin. ... The amazing thing about Hinduism symbols is that they are not only used in prayers but also have scientific and spiritual importance. For example, a simple red dot worn on the forehead is both a mark of Religious Heritage and a personal reminder that we must see the world ...…

Hindu Symbols and Their Meaning

There are some Hindu symbols such as the conch and the lotus that are similar to Buddhism symbols. In this list, we’ll have a look at some of the most common and sacred Hindu symbols and the meaning behind them: 1. Hindu symbol Aum ( Pronounced as Om) In Hinduism, Om is a sacred sound that is considered the greatest of all mantras.…

Hindu Symbols - ReligionFacts

Mar 17, 2004 · Om/Aum ## What does Om mean? In Hinduism, Om (also spelled Aum) is a Hindu sacred sound that is considered the greatest of all mantras. The syllable Om is composed of the three sounds a-u-m (in Sanskrit, the vowels a and u combine to become o) and the symbol's threefold nature is central to its meaning...…

Hindu symbols???? Yahoo Answers

May 09, 2008 · ok, here is a general question...I dont have any friends that are hindu, so i figured I could ask on here. Im in a eastern religions class and we are doing reports on religous hindu sybols ( had to pick two) so here is my question. What do the symbols of om and Brahman mean to you as a hindu? I researched it and understand what they stand for, but what does it mean to you. Your personal ...…